The “Statute of Frauds” and Contracts Concerning Real Property Every grant or assignment of an existing trust in lands, goods, or things in action must be in writing and subscribed by the party making it or his agent lawfully authorized. If it is not in a proper writing, it is void under Colorado law. Likewise,… Continue Reading
When Does a Document Recorded Against Real Property Constitute a “Slander of Title” and What Can You Do to Remove It? All deeds, powers of attorney, agreements, and other instruments conveying, encumbering, or affecting title to real estate, including certified copies of orders, judgments, and decrees of courts may be recorded in the office of… Continue Reading
Overbid Funds from Colorado Foreclosure Sales – Don’t Leave Money On The Table You May Be Rightfully Entitled To Under State Statute If you are a homeowner that has gone through foreclosure, or a junior lien holder holding a lien on a property that is being foreclosed by a more senior lien holder, under C.R.S.… Continue Reading
Co-Author: Michael Smeenk, Esq. When Can an Attorney Testify in a Will Contest Proceeding? Many people have wills in place when they die to ensure there is a proper roadmap for distribution of their assets upon death, consistent with their intentions and wishes. Sometimes a person (the “testator”) wishes to change their will in the… Continue Reading
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